A note about comments

As of late, a number of comments have been eaten by the SB spam filters. Mostly, they are longer comments with hyperlinks. I try to check the spam folder to catch such incorrectly identified comments, but if you notice your comment not showing up in the discussion, shoot me an email and I can check the folder. I don’t want to lessen the spam filter effectively so we don’t get inundated with fantastic offers for various products, so hopefully this won’t become too much of a problem.

Thanks for all the comments! Keep them coming!


  1. #1 Larry Ayers
    April 20, 2009

    This is only a test. Do not panic; stay in your homes and wait for the Blog Authorities to arrive.

    Just kiddin’ — you’ve got a great vulcanism blog going on here.

  2. #2 Thomas Donlon
    April 21, 2009

    John Seach reports that Nyiragongo Volcano will be erupting.
    His reports cover some work that will be undertaken.

    “Seismic activity has increased near Nyamuragira volcano in the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to scientists at Goma Volcano Observatory, Nyamuragira volcano will be in eruption in the next two or three months.”

    John Seach has a worthwhile blog – but he only blogs when he is not on an expedition.

  3. #3 Erik Klemetti
    April 21, 2009

    Yes, both Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira have been showing signs of activity.

  4. #4 Thomas Donlon
    April 21, 2009

    Here is a good volcano video on Rabaul that features John Seach as an expert. You can watch online. You have watch a thirty second commercial first.

    The video quality is good – and I think it is worth watching. Ten to fifteen minutes of delight for volcano lovers.

  5. #5 Thomas Donlon
    April 21, 2009

    Regarding, the video that I linked to above. As often is the case with television they talk about worse case scenarios – and only give a few comments about the relative unlikelihood of that happening in the next thousand years or so.

    Erik also has a fine profile of Rabaul:

  6. #6 Erik Klemetti
    April 21, 2009

    Thanks for the links, Thomas. If any of you find information and videos like these on the interwebs, feel free to link them here. I know there is much more volcano-related information out there for me alone to handle!

  7. #7 theroachman
    April 21, 2009

    Sorry about the extra spam work.

    Do you or anyone have an archived Mt Redoubt links I could print out of NCT_EHZ_AV or any of the Webicorders for Redoubt? My kid is working on a school assignment and we notice we do not have any of the print outs from any of the main eruptions in March.

  8. #8 eileen
    April 21, 2009

    theroachman: AVO has what you’re looking for, I think –

  9. #9 Erik Klemetti
    April 21, 2009

    Thanks for that link, Eileen. I knew it had to be hiding somewhere!

  10. #10 theroachman
    April 21, 2009


    I knew it was there someplace but with all those images to go through and a nine year old and 5 year old asking “is that it?” Lets “look at that instead” it was getting a little dificult to find.

    Big thanks!

  11. #11 eileen
    April 22, 2009

    The search page is a little hidden, but helpful:

  12. #12 bose headphones
    July 20, 2009

    I like very much the writings and pictures and explanations in your adress so I look forward to see your next writings.

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